Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.13
Liaison Ronnie Dorsnie
Submission Date April 25, 2023

STARS v2.2

John Abbott College
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Shannon Coulter-Low
Student Life Counsellor
Student Services
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Percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:
A document about sustainability at John Abbott College is provided to all new employees in the school’s orientation information package (see attached document) which is available on our internal portal. In contains an introduction to John Abbott College’s commitment to sustainability and fighting climate change, as well as a statement about the importance of taking tangible actions that will support the well-being of youth at our school. The Sustainable Development Goals introduce the framework through which the school is addressing social, economic and environmental sustainability. It also refers to the benchmarking and measurement standards that the school uses at both the international (STARS) and provincial levels (Cégep Vert). Finally, it provides information about the structure of the Sustainability Committee and key contacts for new staff who wish to become involved in sustainability initiatives on campus.

Website URL where information about sustainability in employee orientation is available:

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